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The best American mystery stories, 2020

"A collection of the year's best mystery short fiction selected by... C.J. Box"-- Publisher.

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81 short stories of criminal adventures by as many authors.

The big book of espionage : the most complete compendium of double agents, dead drops, and duplicitous deeds ever collected

Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler is back with a new anthology that has gathered the intel on the world's greatest secret agents, declassified in these pages for the first time. State secrets. Double agents. Leaks....

The lineup : the world's greatest crime writers tell the inside story of their greatest detectives

Shares the stories behind the creations of many of the mystery genre's most popular characters, revealing the inspirations for such examples as Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch and Alexander McCall Smith's Precious Ramotsw...

The case of the Baker Street Irregulars —Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968, author.

Set in 1939, this worthy addition to the American Mystery Classic series from legendary mystery critic Boucher (1911--1968) pits the Baker Street Irregulars, members of the real-life organization of Sherlock Holmes fans,...

A taste for honey —Heard, Gerald, 1889-1971, author.
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2020
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"In a quiet village far from the noise of Victorian London, Sydney Silchester lives the life of a recluse led by two passions: privacy and honey. He gives up the former only when his stores of the latter run low. But whe...

The big book of female detectives

"Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler's new anthology brings together the most cunning, resourceful, and brilliant female sleuths in mystery fiction. A Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original. For the first time ever, Ott...

The best American mystery stories 2015

In his introduction, guest editor James Patterson observes, "I often hear people lamenting the state of Hollywood . . . If that's the case, I've got one thing to say: read these short stories. You can thank me later." Pa...

Death on the aisle —Lockridge, Frances Louise Davis, author.

"...They say Broadway is a graveyard of hopes and dreams, but someone's adding corpses to its tombs...Mr. and Mrs. North live as quiet a life as a couple can amidst the bustle of New York City. For Jerry, a publisher, an...

The red lamp —Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958, author.

"An all-around skeptic when it comes to the supernatural, literature professor William Porter gives no credence to claims that Twin Towers, the seaside manor he's just inherited, might be haunted. He finds nothing myster...

The misadventures of Nero Wolfe parodies and pastiches featuring the great detective of West 35th Street
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2020
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"Two dozen literary tributes to one of crime fiction's best-loved private detectives and his Man Friday. Included are a 1947 pastiche by award-winning crime writer Thomas Narcejac; rollicking new stories written especial...

The best American mystery stories 2019

New York Times best-selling author of ten genre-bending novels Jonathan Lethem helms this collection of the year's best mystery short fiction.

Rosemary's baby —Levin, Ira, 1929-2007.

Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor husband Guy move into the Bramford, an old New York City apartment building with an ominous reputation and mostly elderly residents. Neighbors Roman and Minnie Castavet soon co...

In pursuit of Spenser : mystery writers on Robert B. Parker and the creation of an American hero

Pays tribute to Spenser, and Parker, with affection, humor, and a deep appreciation for what both have left behind.

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